Fill in the table “Main ecological groups of birds” (by habitat, by feeding method).
October 30, 2020
|Environmental group name
|Ecological groups of birds by habitat
|Birds of the forest
||Small body size; short wide wings; a long tail; short sharp beak; tenacious paws
||Woodpecker, thrush, cuckoo
|Birds of open spaces
||Small body; short legs; developed pectoral muscles; elongated wings and tail; small, wide-opening beak
|Birds of water
||Wide body with tight-fitting plumage; legs wide apart; webbed feet
||Ducks, swans, geese
||The body is dense, shifted downward; long legs without membranes; an elongated sharp beak or filter beak
|Birds of the steppes
||Camouflage painting; strong long legs; elongated neck; powerful beak
|Birds of the city
||Live in a city
|Ecological groups of birds by way of feeding
||They have a powerful beak due to which they can break through the dense shells of the fruit
||They have thin pointed beaks thanks to which they can pull their prey from the leaves
||They have strong legs with
powerful claws, thanks to which they grab prey.
||They have a tapered beak that helps them feed on various types of food.
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